26 awards for Ecuador at the 2018 World Travel Awards

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On September 15, Guayaquil hosted the twenty-fifth edition of the World Travel Awards best known as the Oscars of Tourism. The event was held at the Crystal Palace of the Pearl of the Pacific. Ecuador was nominated in 38 different categories.

 

 

The country of the 4 kingdoms managed to impose itself against great South American competitors. As a country, Ecuador won the following 2018 awards:

  • Natural Destination Leader
  • Leader Destination on River Cruise
  • Destination Travel leader for young people

 

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Photo: Ministerio de Turismo del Ecuador

 

QUITO

The capital of Ecuadorians and Cultural Heritage of Humanity won 4 awards, including the three most important awards in the World Travel Awards:

  • Leading Destination of South America (6th consecutive award)
  • Leader Cultural Destination of South America
  • Leading Destination for Meetings and Conferences in South America
  • Leading South America Airport – Mariscal Sucre Quito Airport

GUAYAQUIL

  • Leading Business Travel Destination in South America
  • Leading Destination for Festivals and Events in South America
  • Leader City Tourism Corporation in South America

GALAPAGOS

  • South Beach Leader Destination

 

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Photo: Ministerio de Turismo del Ecuador

 

CUENCA

  • Leader Destination for Short Holidays

    In addition, within the 38 nominations Ecuador had several representatives of the tourism industry, hospitality and tourism related companies.

  • South America’s Leading Tour Operator 2018 – Metropolitan Touring
  • South America’s Leading Luxury Train 2018 – Tren Crucero
  • Hotel Líder de Negocios de Sudamérica – Hotel Oro Verde de Guayaquil
  • Leading Cruise Boutique de América del Sur 2018 – Galápagos Sea Star Viaje
  • South America’s Responsible Tourism Award 2018 – Hacienda Manteles, Ecuador
  • South America’s Leading Airport Hotel 2018 – Wyndham Quito Airport, Ecuador
  • South America’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2018 – Hotel del Parque, Ecuador
  • South America’s Leading City Hotel 2018 – Wyndham Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • South America’s Leading Conference Hotel 2018 – Swissôtel Quito, Ecuador
  • South America’s Leading Design Hotel 2018 – Carlota, Ecuador
  • South America’s Leading Eco-Lodge 2018 – Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador
  • South America’s Leading Green Hotel 2018 – Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, Ecuador
  • South America’s Leading Hotel 2018 – Swissôtel Quito, Ecuador
  • South America’s Leading Resort 2018 – Termas Papallacta, Ecuador

 

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Photo: Ministerio de Turismo del Ecuador

 

With these awards in the World Travel Awards South America, Ecuador takes a big step to continue positioning itself as a Tourism Potency in several categories. It’s positioned among the finalists to compete in the World Travel Awards worldwide.

 

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